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vote lemmings vote!

was just asked “if this is debunked why is there still a lawsuit pending?” and “a birth certificate verified in 2001 is not a legitimate birth certificate…” concerning obama’s right to run for office.

people are stupid. *sigh*

one does not need to be “right” to sue. in an age when dirty politics is the . . . → Read More: vote lemmings vote!

Technology and the Government

Before anyone in government is allowed to promote a technological ‘solution’ to a problem they should be forced to share their knowledge of modern technology.

They should publicly perform the following tasks:

1. Set the time on a video and make a successful recording – using only the provided manual for reference. Focus groups suggest . . . → Read More: Technology and the Government

Create an e-annoyance, go to jail

you have got to be kidding me… http://news.com.com/Create+an+e-annoyance,+go+to+jail/2010-1028_3-6022491.html

Annoying someone via the Internet is now a federal crime.

It’s no joke. Last Thursday, President Bush signed into law a prohibition on posting annoying Web messages or sending annoying e-mail messages without disclosing your true identity.

In other words, it’s OK to flame someone on a . . . → Read More: Create an e-annoyance, go to jail

The Riots of the Faithful …

So Newsweek prints an uncorroborated allegation about American interrogators flushing Qurans down the toilet in order to get fanatical Muslim prisoners to talk, and there’s rioting and death all over the Muslim world.

There are several lessons to be learned from this incident, some trivial, some quite important.

1. The courts have given . . . → Read More: The Riots of the Faithful …

The word Terrorism

There may be few words today which are more politically important, more widely used, and less understood than the word terrorism.

Even trying to come up with a dictionary-style definition for the term is not easy. Having every radical out there suddenly decide that their mortal enemies are “terrorists”, in some way or other, doesn’t . . . → Read More: The word Terrorism

“A presidential visit to Auschwitz” or “The Holocaust and the Bush family fortune”

“History is a reminder of what’s possible.” These were the words spoken by President George Bush as he emerged from a guided tour of the gas chambers at Auschwitz. The former Nazi death camp in Poland was one of the first stops on his seven-day tour of Europe and the Middle East.

What precisely the . . . → Read More: “A presidential visit to Auschwitz” or “The Holocaust and the Bush family fortune”

Philanthropy and the welfare mentality… old money old virtues

What’s the right way for a billionaire to help the poor? There are two paths to take, with very different results…

A century ago it was Andrew Carnegie. Now it’s Bill Gates. A fortune is amassed, and then most of it is given away. It is likely that a large portion of the $946 billion . . . → Read More: Philanthropy and the welfare mentality… old money old virtues

RIAA site intermittently available, now running Linux

RIAA site intermittently available, now running Linux

The Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA)’s site is now transiently available after an extended outage and now appears to be running Linux

Inevitably, this will lead to speculation that SCO might add the RIAA to the list of Linux using organizations currently receiving attention from its lawyers.

. . . → Read More: RIAA site intermittently available, now running Linux

The Truth about our Enemy…

the truth about our enemy… (Steven Den Beste says things so much better than i)

The nations and the peoples within the zone of our enemy’s culture are complete failures. Their economies are disasters. They make no contribution to the advance of science or engineering. They make no contribution to art or culture. They have . . . → Read More: The Truth about our Enemy…

A Plan for Peace

I see a lot of people yelling for peace but I have not heard of a plan for peace. So, here’s one plan

1. The US will apologize to the world for our “interference” in their affairs, past & present. You know, Hitler, Mussolini, Tojo, Noriega, Milosevic and the rest of those ‘good ole boys.’ . . . → Read More: A Plan for Peace

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